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A Perspective on Refugee Resettlement from a “Local White Girl”

Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

Below is a statement on refugee resettlement from the Spur Editor- In- Chief, Lacey Barke. In the speech, which was presented at SMSU's Refugee Resettlement informative session on Jan. 27th, Barke discussed the impact of those who have come to Marshall as refugees and immigrants. The speech is a par...

SMSU Faculty Statement- Refugee Resettlement

SMSU Faculty and Staff and Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

Below is an SMSU faculty statement regarding their collective opinion and stance on the issue of Lyon Country refugee resettlement. The below letter was also published as a letter to the editor in the Marshall Independent and was read aloud by Professor Julie Walker at the refugee resettlement informat...

Refugee Resettlement: Student Body President, Muna Mohamed

Muna Mohamed and Lacey Barke

February 6, 2020

The following is one piece of an ongoing series covering the Lyon County Refugee Resettlement dialogue. It is a speech written by SMSU Student Body President, Muna Mohamed, during a campus-wide informative meeting regarding the refugee situation. I stand here today as a citizen of the Marshall community....

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